Author appearances

To contact the author Frank Fromherz for an interview or to arrange a discussion or book reading, visit our Contact Page.

June 13, Thursday – Portland, Oregon

7:30 p.m.

Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
330 Southeast 11th Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97214
For more information, 503-232-5880

A concert of peace songs will open the program followed by a conversation with the author. Books will be available for sale and signing by the author.

June 2, Sunday – Portland, Oregon

11 a.m. to Noon

St. Andrew Catholic Church-San Andres
in Oscar Romero Room
806 NE Alberta Street
Portland,Oregon 97211
(503) 281-4429 or

The Forum will include reading and conversation with the author of the book. Books will be available for sale and signing by the author.

May 21, Tuesday – Seattle, Washignton

Pre-lecture reception at 6:30 p.m. (Open to everyone)
Lecture at 7:00 p.m.

Seattle University — Student Center 160
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122

This lecture is part of the Search for Meaing Empowerment Series presented by Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry.

For more information contact Jessica Palmer,

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May 19, Sunday – Tacoma, Washington

12 Noon to 1:30 PM – Bichsel Hall
St. Leo Parish
710 S. 13th StreetTacoma, WA 98405
(253) 272-5136

Earlier Events

  • April 10, 2019 — Fact & Fiction Bookstore, Missoula, Montana.
  • April 9, 2019 — Anaconda Catholic Community, Anaconda, Montana.
  • April 8, 2019 — Carroll College, Helena, Montana. This program was covered by Helena Civic Television and is available on YouTube.
  • April 7, 2019 — Blessed Trinity, Missoula, Montana.
  • April 7, 2019 — Our Lady of the Valley, Helena, Montana.
  • April 6, 2019 — Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, Missoula, Montana
  • March 3, 2019 — St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Seattle, Washington.

About the author

Frank Fromherz

Frank Fromherz, Ph.D. was raised on an Oregon berry and dairy farm and now lives on native oak habitat-restored land near Yamhill, Oregon. He retired June 2018 from a long career as a college professor. In recent years he taught sociology of religion, sociology of peace, and sociology of war at Portland State University. He dedicated many years to Catholic social justice and peace education and action, beginning his career at Mt. Angel Seminary in 1978, teaching later at the University of Portland, and directing the Office of Justice and Peace/Catholic Campaign for Human Development for the Archdiocese of Portland (1990 – 2003).